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November 14th, 2014

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Gov’t funding for urban community r.e. projects

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The Government has launched the Urban Community Energy Fund (UCEF). With a £10m pot the fund is intended to kick-start renewable energy generation projects in urban communities across England. Read more

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October 8th, 2014

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The Fuel Poverty Strategy - going through the motions?

The Fuel Poverty Strategy – is Government serious about eradicating cold homes?

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On the basis of its latest fuel poverty strategy it’s unclear if the Government is genuine about tackling fuel poverty in the UK. Read more

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June 25th, 2014

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UK Government introduces ESOS (Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme)

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How will it work, who does it cover and how does it fit the energy and carbon efficiency regulations for affecting business? Read more

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May 27th, 2014

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Zero carbon building – 30 years easier than it sounds

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Homes constructed by Salford Council more than 30 years ago, and using conventional construction techniques come close to the 2016 ‘zero carbon’ standard. Here’s how.  Read more

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April 25th, 2014

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Thermal mass – flipping marvellous

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Used in combination with insulation and controlled ventilation, thermal mass is one of the keys to achieving really low energy buildings. Read more

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January 31st, 2014

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Reciprocal energy advice - Climate Works Ltd

Is reciprocal assistance the key to cutting energy costs in the public sector & businesses?

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New approaches to marketing suggest there may be better ways of raising energy awareness amongst staff and cutting energy costs. Read more

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November 20th, 2013

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Community energy – 4 starters for 10

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Communities across the UK are considering how they can take control and ownership of local energy generation. Here are four key questions to consider at the outset. Read more

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October 22nd, 2013

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The only way is up. What rising energy costs mean for businesses, communities & households

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With a deal on new nuclear energy finally agreed it’s now official; energy is going to get much more expensive in the UK. For businesses, communities and households, stepping off the energy escalator is more pressing than ever. Read more

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September 30th, 2013

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Cutting SME energy costs – where do I start?

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“I am the Director of an SME. We know that our energy costs are rising, but I don’t have a lot of time to sort this out. Where do I start?” Read more

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September 9th, 2013

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High Speed 2 – might less be Moore when it comes to better connectivity?

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The Government may be defending HS2, but there are plenty who think the wheels have already come off this project. Read more

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